Providence College Faculty Bookshelf

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Providence College Faculty Bookshelf

Explore an array of books authored and edited by Providence College faculty. They can also be found at Phillips Memorial Library.

2023

Book cover of Epic Ambition by Jessica Blum-Sorensen

Epic Ambition

Hercules and the Politics of Emulation in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica

Jessica Blum-Sorensen
Assistant Professor of History

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Book cover of Restoring Ancient Beauty by James Keating

Restoring Ancient Beauty

The Revival of Thomistic Theology

James Keating
Associate Professor of Theology

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Book cover of Peggy Webling by Bruce Graver

Peggy Webling and the Story Behind Frankenstein

The Making of a Hollywood Monster

Bruce Graver
Professor of English

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Book Cover of Straw Dogs of the Universe by Chun Ye

Straw Dogs of the Universe

Chun Ye
Associate Professor of English

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Book cover of Banking on Slavery by Sharon Ann Murphy

Banking on Slavery

Financing Southern Expansion in the Antebellum United States

Sharon Ann Murphy
Professor of History

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Book cover of A Gossip Politic by Andrea McDonnell

A Gossip Politic

Andrea McDonnell
Associate Professor of Political Science

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Book cover of Practicing Democracy by Nicholas Longo

Practicing Democracy: A Toolkit for Educating Civic Professionals

Nicholas Longo
Professor of Global Studies

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Book cover of Jewish Temple Theology and the Mystery of the Cross by Richard J. Barry IV

Jewish Temple Theology and the Mystery of the Cross

Richard Barry
Assistant Professor of Theology

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The Quality Lever

The Quality Lever

The Art and Science of Building a Product You Can Be Proud Of

John Zilch
Adjunct Professor of Management

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Book cover of The Wedding People by Alison Espach

The Wedding People

Alison Espach
Associate Professor of English

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Book cover of Plotinus and Augustine on the Mid-Rank of Soul by Joseph Torchia, OP

Plotinus and Augustine on the Mid-Rank of Soul

Navigating Two Worlds

Joseph Torchia, O.P.
Professor of Philosophy

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Book cover of A Constitutional Culture by Adrian Chastain Weiner

A Constitutional Culture

New England and the Struggle Against Arbitrary Rule in the Restoration Empire

Adrian Chastain Weimer
Professor of History

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Book cover of While the Undertaker Sleeps by Peter Johnson

While the Undertaker Sleeps

Peter Johnson
Professor Emeritus of English

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Book cover of The Transatlantic Las Casas by Rady Roldan-Figueroa and David Origue, OP

The Transatlantic Las Casas

Historical Trajectories, Indigenous Cultures, Scholastic Thought, and Reception in History

David Orique, O.P.
Professor of History

Rady Roldán-Figueroa
Robert Randall Distinguished Professor in Christian Culture

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Book cover of Reaching into the Silence by Brian Barbour

Reaching into the Silence

Literary Scholarship in the Tradition of Catholic Humanism

Brian Barbour
Professor Emeritus of English

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Book cover of Animal, Roadkill, Ashes, Gone

Animal, Roadkill, Ashes, Gone

Emily Pittinos
Assistant Professor of English

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The Muslim Social

Neoliberalism, Charity, and Poverty in Turkey

Gizem Zencirci
Associate Professor of Political Science

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They Are All Red Out Here

Socialist Politics in the Pacific Northwest
1895-1925

Jeffrey A. Johnson
Professor of History

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2022

Book cover of The Bible and Baptism by Isaac Augustine Morales, OP

The Bible and Baptism

The Fountain of Salvation

Isaac Morales, O.P.
Associate Professor of Theology

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Book cover of Disruption: A Salesforce Braves the Storm by Ronald L. Jelinek

Disruption

A Salesforce Braves the Storm

Ronald Jelinek
Professor of Business

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Book cover of Rooted Jazz Dance by Wendy Oliver

Rooted Jazz Dance

Africanist Aesthetics and Equity in the Twenty-First Century

Wendy Oliver
Professor of Dance

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Cover image of Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance by Alison Espach

Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance

A Novel

Alison Espach
Associate Professor of English

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Book cover of Walk the Barrio by Cristina Rodriguez

Walk the Barrio

The Streets of Twenty-First-Century Transnational Latinx Literature

Cristina Rodriguez
Associate Professor of English

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Book cover of Shared Musical Lives by Licia Carlson

Shared Musical Lives

Philosophy, Disability, and the Power of Sonification

Licia Carlson
Professor of Philosophy

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Rebels with a Cause in Contemporary Spanish Women Playwriting

Anthony Pasero-O’Malley
Assistant Professor of Spanish

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2021

Book cover of Hao by Chun Ye

Hao

Stories

Chun Ye
Associate Professor of English

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Book cover of Today's Health Care Issues by Robert Hackey and Todd Olszewski

Today’s Health Care Issues:

Democrats and Republicans

Robert Hackey
Professor of Health Sciences

Todd Olszewski
Associate Professor of Health Sciences

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Essential Biochemistry Kathleen Cornely

Essential Biochemistry

Kathleen Cornely
Robert H. Walsh ’39 Endowed Professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Book cover of The Quiet Zone by Stephen Kurczy

The Quiet Zone

Unraveling the Mystery of a Town Suspended in Silence

Stephen Kurczy
Assistant Professor of English

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Book cover of Alien Stories by E.C. Osondu

Alien Stories

E.C. Osondu
Professor of English

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Book cover of Washington's Engineer by Norman Desmarais

Washington’s Engineer

Louis Duportail and the Creation of an Army Corps

Norman Desmarais
Professor Emeritus, Phillips Memorial Library

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Book cover of Opium and Empire by Richard Grace

Opium and Empire

Chinese Translation

Richard Grace
Professor Emeritus of History

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Shot

A Novel in Stories

Peter Johnson
Professor Emeritus of English

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Book cover of The Road to Yorktown by Norman Desmarais

The Road to Yorktown

The French Campaigns in the American Revolution,
1780-1783

Norman Desmarais
Professor Emeritus, Phillips Memorial Library

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Book cover of Love and Politics by Jeffery L. Nicholas

Love and Politics

Peristent Human Desires as a Foundation for Liberation

Jeffery Nicholas
Professor of Philosophy

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Book cover of The Unheard Voice of Law by David T. Orique, OP

The Unheard Voice of Law in Bartolomé de Las Casas’s Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias

David Orique, O.P.
Professor of History

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Book cover of The Last Unkillable Thing by Emily Pittino

The Last Unkillable Thing

Emily Pittinos
Assistant Professor of English

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Book cover of The Expanse and Philosophy by Jeffery Nicholas

The Expanse and Philosophy

So far out into the darkness

Jeffery Nicholas
Professor of Philosophy

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2020

Book cover image of Navigating Big Finance and Big Technology for Global Change

Navigating Big Finance and Big Technology for Global Change

Robert Yawson
Adjunct Professor of Management

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Constitutional Government Rick Batistoni

Constitutional Government

The American Experience

Richard Battistoni
Professor of Public and Community Service Studies

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Book cover of Literary Drowning by Stephanie Pocock Boeninger

Literary Drowning

Postcolonial Memory in Irish and Caribbean Writing

Stephanie Pocock Boeninger
Associate Professor of English

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Book cover of Philosophical Children in Literary Situations by Peter Costello

Philosophical Children in Literary Situations

Toward a Phenomenology of Childhood

Peter Costello
Professor of Philosophy

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Book cover of In My Unknowing by Chard deNiord

In My Unknowing

Poems

Chard deNiord
Professor Emeritus of English

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Book cover of Resource Radicals by Thea Riofrancos

Resource Radicals

Thea Riofrancos
Associate Professor of Political Science

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Book cover of Bury Me in the Sunshine by John Vidmar, OP

Bury Me in the Sunshine

The Yellow Fever Epidemics of Memphis

John Vidmar, O.P.
Associate Professor of History

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Book cover of Taste of Control by Rene Alexander Orquiza

Taste of Control

Food and the Filipino Colonial Mentality Under American Rule

R. Alexander Orquiza Jr.
Associate Professor of History

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